[PDF] Climate Change, Child Rights and Intergenerational Justice

Author: Institute of Development Studies, Published on: 27 May 2011

The response to climate change will profoundly affect the quality of life of future generations of children...Governments, business and individuals must reduce greenhouse gas emissions and transfer resources to support climate adaptation because they have an obligation to children to do so...Given the compelling intergenerational implications of climate change, related decision-making and policy implementation must take the CRC [UN Convention on the Rights of the Child] into consideration.

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